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Quote: There are practical little things in housekeeping which no man really understands. by author Eleanor Roosevelt overlaid on photo of photo of author Eleanor Roosevelt with quote

There are practical little things in housekeeping which no man really understands.


Quote: It isn't enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it. One must work at it. by author Eleanor Roosevelt overlaid on photo of photo of author Eleanor Roosevelt with quote

It isn't enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it. One must work at it.


Quote: The only advantage of not being too good a housekeeper is that your guests are so pleased to feel how very much better they are. by author Eleanor Roosevelt overlaid on photo of photo of author Eleanor Roosevelt with quote

The only advantage of not being too good a housekeeper is that your guests are so pleased to feel how very much better they are.


Quote: It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness. by author Eleanor Roosevelt overlaid on photo of photo of author Eleanor Roosevelt with quote

It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness.


Quote: It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan. by author Eleanor Roosevelt overlaid on photo of photo of author Eleanor Roosevelt with quote

It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.


Quote: Understanding is a two-way street. by author Eleanor Roosevelt overlaid on photo of photo of author Eleanor Roosevelt with quote

Understanding is a two-way street.


Quote: When life is too easy for us, we must beware or we may not be ready to meet the blows which sooner or later come to everyone, rich or poor. by author Eleanor Roosevelt overlaid on photo of photo of author Eleanor Roosevelt with quote

When life is too easy for us, we must beware or we may not be ready to meet the blows which sooner or later come to everyone, rich or poor.


Quote: The only things one can admire at length are those one admires without knowing why. by author Eleanor Roosevelt overlaid on photo of photo of author Eleanor Roosevelt with quote

The only things one can admire at length are those one admires without knowing why.


Quote: Ambition is pitiless. Any merit that it cannot use it finds despicable. by author Eleanor Roosevelt overlaid on photo of photo of author Eleanor Roosevelt with quote

Ambition is pitiless. Any merit that it cannot use it finds despicable.


Quote: Probably the happiest period in life most frequently is in middle age, when the eager passions of youth are cooled, and the infirmities of age not yet begun; as we see that the shadows, which are at morning and evening so large, almost entirely disappear at midday. by author Eleanor Roosevelt overlaid on photo of Eleanor Roosevelt quote; white text on black background

Probably the happiest period in life most frequently is in middle age, when the eager passions of youth are cooled, and the infirmities of age not yet begun; as we see that the shadows, which are at morning and evening so large, almost entirely disappear at midday.


Quote: It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself. by author Eleanor Roosevelt overlaid on photo of photo of author Eleanor Roosevelt with quote

It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.


Quote: I'm so glad I never feel important, it does complicate life! by author Eleanor Roosevelt overlaid on photo of photo of author Eleanor Roosevelt with quote

I'm so glad I never feel important, it does complicate life!


Quote: Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give. by author Eleanor Roosevelt overlaid on photo of photo of author Eleanor Roosevelt with quote

Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.'.


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